Recommended Readings: Nancy Kanwisher, Ph.D. March 10, 2017

Friday Lectures

Friday, March 10, 2017   3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Nancy Kanwisher, Ph.D.

Walter A. Rosenblith Professor,

Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Functional Imaging of the Human Brain:  A Window into the Organization of the Human Mind

Recommended Readings:

http://nancysbraintalks.mit.edu/video/nancys-ted-talk-neural-portrait-human-mind

https://www.theguardian.com/science/neurophilosophy/2017/jan/05/face-selective-brain-region-continues-to-grow-in-adulthood

Osher, David E.; Saxe, Rebecca R.; Koldewyn, Kami; et al. (2016). Structural Connectivity Fingerprints Predict Cortical Selectivity for Multiple Visual Categories across Cortex. CEREBRAL CORTEX. 26(4): 1668-1683
Yovel, Galit; Belin, Pascal (2013). A unified coding strategy for processing faces and voices. TRENDS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCES. 17(6): 263-271
Kanwisher, Nancy (2010). Functional specificity in the human brain: A window into the functional architecture of the mind. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 107(25): 11163-11170
Kanwisher, Nancy; Yovel, Galit (2006). The fusiform face area: a cortical region specialized for the perception of faces. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES. 361(1476): 2109-2128


 

Recommended Readings: Mark Schnitzer, Ph.D.

Special Seminar Series: Neurobiology and Behavior

Of mice, men, and microscopes: watching the brain dynamics of motor control at the cellular scale in behaving subjects

Mark Schnitzer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Biological Sciences and Applied Physics

Stanford School of Medicine

Investigator, HHMI

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:45 p.m.)

Second Floor, Welch Hall

Recommended Articles:

Deisseroth, K., G. Feng, A. K. Majewska, G. Miesenböck, A. Ting, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2006. Next-generation optical technologies for illuminating genetically targeted brain circuits. Journal of Neuroscience. 26(41):10380-10386.

Flusberg, B. A., E. D. Cocker, W. Piyawattanametha, J. C. Jung, E. L. M. Cheung, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2005. Fiber-optic fluorescence imaging. Nature Methods. 2(12):941-950.

Flusberg, B. A., J. C. Jung, E. D. Cocker, E. P. Anderson, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2005. In vivo brain imaging using a portable 3.9 gram two-photon fluorescence microendoscope. Optics Letters. 30(17):2272-2274.
Contact Markus Library to order a copy of this article.

Flusberg, B. A., A. Nimmerjahn, E. D. Cocker, E. A. Mukamel, R. P. J. Barretto, T. H. Ko, L. D. Burns, J. C. Jung, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2008. High-speed, miniaturized fluorescence microscopy in freely moving mice. Nature Methods5: 935 – 938 .

Jung, J. C., A. D. Mehta, E. Aksay, R. Stepnoski, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2004. In vivo mammalian brain imaging using one- and two-photon fluorescence microendoscopy. Journal of Neurophysiology. 92(5):3121-3133.

Llewellyn, M. E., R. P. J. Barretto, S. L. Delp, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2008. Minimally invasive high-speed imaging of sarcomere contractile dynamics in mice and humans. Nature. 454(7205):784-788.

Mehta, A. D., J. C. Jung, B. A. Flusberg, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2004. Fiber optic in vivo imaging in the mammalian nervous system. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 14(5):617-628.

Miyawaki, A., and M. J. Schnitzer. 2007. New technologies for neuroscience. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 17(5):565-566.